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Voith to acquire BTG for €319m; expands competitive position as full-line supplier

Voith has strengthened its position as a full-line supplier after signing an agreement with Spectris to acquire BTG. The €319m acquisition of BTG - a multinational...
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Northwood Paper boosts recycled paper capacity with acquisitions in Spain and UK

Northwood Paper, Tissue & Hygiene has acquired Spanish paper producer Dicepa Papelera and the converting assets of Manipa in Madrid. The UK-based business also announced the...
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Sofidel commits to eradicating disposable plastics in its workplace

Sofidel has said it will abandon its use of disposable plastic items in its workplaces. The decision included its Italian companies as of 1 July and will be...
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Andritz acquires Kempulp

Andritz has acquired Swedish company Kempulp, a specialist provider of process technologies for the chemical pulping industry. The company designs and markets technologies used in chemical...
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Recard announces management changes

Recard has announces that Mauro Michelini exited the company on 31 July. Doctor of engineering Riccardo Lorenzo Campo has joined the company as managing director.
“The purchase of Orchids Paper Products provides compelling optimisation opportunities for our tissue platform," Mario Plourde, Cascades president and chief executive

CANADA – Cascades delivers “record quarterly sales”: Orchids Paper acquisition provides “compelling optimisation opportunities”

Cascades has said all segments executed well in its second quarter results, with its tissue results supported by favourable input costs and selling prices. For the three-month period ended 30...
Cartiera Confalone: the mill is said to represent the biggest tissue investment in the south of Italy in the last twenty years.

ITALY – Cartiera Confalone capacity boost ‘biggest in 20 years’ in southern Italy

Cartiera Confalone: the mill is said to represent the biggest tissue investment in the south of Italy in the last twenty years. Cartiera Confalone has invested...
CHINA Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group boost capacity

CHINA – Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group boost capacity

Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group have signed for two sets of BaoTuo-supplied tissue machines. The BaoTuo Crescent Former tissue machines, model BC1300-2850, have a...
Luoyang Jieda Paper boosts facial tissue capacity with investment

Aowei Paper boosts tissue production capacity

Chinese tissue manufacturer Aowei Paper has increased its tissue capacity after investing in a Baosuo Enterprise Group- supplied paper machine and converting line. The supply includes a BaoTuo BC1300-...
INDONESIA APP boosts capacity; contract includes the delivery of two rebuilds

INDONESIA – APP boosts capacity; contract includes the delivery of two rebuilds

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has invested in two rebuilds at its Sinar Mas mill. Supplied by PMP, the contract includes the delivery of two rebuilds for the press...
K-C invests US$40m to boost Central American presence

COSTA RICA – K-C invests US$40m to boost Central American presence

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has announced significant investment plan at its Coris Mill in Costa Rica. The expansion programme includes more than US$40m investment in the mill and the creation of jobs at...
CMPC expands operations with acquisition of SEPAC

BRAZIL – CMPC expands operations with acquisition of SEPAC; move means subsidiary Softys becomes...

CMPC subsidiary Softys has agreed to acquire family-owned tissue manufacturer SEPAC, a move it said will consolidate Softys as the largest tissue producer in Brazil. SEPAC...
Klippans Bruk boosts coloured and white, high-quality tissue capacity with investment

SWEDEN – Klippans Bruk boosts coloured and white, high-quality tissue capacity with investment

Klippans Bruk has started up its Recard- supplied PM11. This new machine will add an annual capacity of 30,000tpy of coloured and white, high-quality tissue to...
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FRANCE – Global Hygiène boosts capacity

Global Hygiène has signed for an iDEAL 1800S tissue machine. Supplied by A.Celli Paper, the line has a 2.8m format and an operating speedof 1,800mpm. The...
Africaine Paper Mills starts up first tissue line

Africaine Paper Mills starts up first tissue line

Africaine Paper Mills (APM) has moved into the tissue market after starting up its first tissue machine. The Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT line has a design speed of 2,100m/min...
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Clearwater Paper Reports Q2 results; positively impacted by higher retail tissue shipments and tissue...

Clearwater Paper Corporation has reported a net sales increase of 4.6% to $452.0m for the second quarter of 2019 compared with the same time a year earlier.
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Cascades to acquire Orchids Paper; boosts retail tissue offering

Cascades has boosted its US retail tissue offering after entering into an agreement to acquire Orchids Paper Products Company. The move will include the Barnwell, South Carolina, and...
Aldi to trial plastic-free toilet paper packaging

Aldi to trial plastic-free toilet paper packaging

Aldi has chosen the UK in which to trial removing plastic packaging from packets of toilet roll, in a move it said could save more than 900 tonnes of...
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UK – Northwood Group boosts AfH offering with KPP Converters acquisition

UK-based Northwood has completed the purchase of 100% of the issued share capital of KPP Converters (KPP). KPP - a supplier of AfH tissue products - will continue to...
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ROMANIA – MG TEC Group boosts capacity

MG TEC Group has increased its production capacity after investing in two Ribo Tissue E-WIND T100 rewinders. Supplied A.Celli Paper, the lines will be installed at...

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